Jan. 16, 2001
Track & Field Teams Compete at Hawkeye Open
The Truman State University men's and women's track and field teams competed Saturday at the University of Iowa Hawkeye Open.
In women's action, junior Karena Singleton (Glenwood, Ill./Homewood-Flossmoor) brought home a first-place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 35'-7.75". On the men's side, junior Dave Mayhew (Prior Lake, Minn./Academy of Holy Angels) had the top finish, also taking first with a time of 8.36 seconds in the 60-meter high hurdles.
Elsewhere on the women's side, senior Kristi Morton (Mexico, Mo.) placed second in the pole vault with a mark of 10'-6". Junior Megan Williams (Columbia, Mo./Hickman) captured third-place finishes in both the 60-meter low hurdles (9.13 seconds) and 200-meter dash (27.07 seconds). Freshman Sonya Yamnitz (Hallsville, Mo./Jefferson City Helias) was third in the mile with a time of 5:26.25 and Singleton added a fourth-place finish in the 200 meters as the women went 3-4-5 in that race.
In addition to Mayhew's top finish, the men got fourth-place performances from juniors Jake Kingery (Monroe, Iowa/Prairie City, Monroe Cmty) in the high jump and Danny McDonald (Hermann, Mo.) in the 600-meter dash. Kingery high-jumped 6'-4" and McDonald turned in a clocking of 1:23.11 in his 600-meter event. Freshman Brian Dzingai (Harare, Zimbabwe/St. George's) captured fifth in both the 60-meter dash (6.99 seconds) and 200-meter dash (22.88 seconds).
Both of Truman's indoor track and field teams will return to the state of Iowa this Friday and Saturday for the Iowa State Open in Ames. Here are Truman's complete results from the University of Iowa Hawkeye Open:
TRUMAN RESULTS -- HAWKEYE OPEN, Jan. 13, 2001, Iowa City, Iowa
WOMEN'S RESULTS Pole Vault Kristi Morton, 2nd 10'-6" Sara Jessen, 8th 7'-6" High Jump Jackie McDuffey, 8th 5'-0.25" Shot Put Becky Kudrna, 10th 34'-3" Jackie McDuffey, 18th 25'-10.25" Weight Throw Becky Kudrna, 6th 39'-4" Heidi Shearer, 8th 38'-3.25" Brandy Moeller, 14th 33'-0.25" Triple Jump Karena Singleton, 1st 35'-7.75" 3,000 meters Jennifer Tesmer, 6th 10:53.63 60-meter hurdles Megan Williams, 3rd 9.13 Sara Jessen, 6th 9.76 Prelims Megan Williams, 3rd 9.39 Sara Jessen, 6th 9.74 60-meter dash Jill Lowry, 5th 8.16 Karena Singleton, 6th 8.21 Prelims Karena Singleton, 5th 8.18 Jill Lowry, 6th 8.24 Kristi Morton, 8th 8.45 Megan Williams, 9th 8.49 Mile Run Sonya Yamnitz, 3rd 5:26.25 Brandy Leffler, 5th 5:27.29 Bridget Luebbering, 7th 5:30.63 Cammie Ewing, 8th 5:41.93 400 meters Candi Jones, 5th 1:01.10 Jamille Curry, 6th 1:01.12 800 meters Amy Johnson, 7th 2:31.60 Joanna Hoag, 13th 2:50.50 200 meters Megan Williams, 3rd 27.07 Karena Singleton, 4th 27.13 Jill Lowry, 5th 27.63 4x400 relay Jamille Curry, Jill Lowry, Jackie McDuffey, Candi Jones, 4th 4:11.56 Distance Medley Jody Shanks, Sonya Yamnitz, Brandy Leffler, Bridget Luebbering, 2nd 13:14.95 MEN'S RESULTS Pole Vault Aaron Decker, 9th 12'-11.75" Phil Andreas, 12th 12'-6" Long Jump Zachary Toomey, 10th 19'-0.50" Aaron Decker, 13th 17'-11.75" High Jump Jake Kingery, 4th 6'-4" Shot Put Kurt Weidauer, 12th 42'-9.5" Jake Kingery, 17th 40'-0.50" Weight Throw Kurt Weidauer, 12th 45'-3.75" Beau Nelson, 16th 35'-5.75" 60-meter hurdles Dave Mayhew, 1st 8.36 Prelims Dave Mayhew, 3rd 8.57 60-meter dash Brian Dzingai, 5th 6.99 Prelims Brian Dzingai, 6th 7.05 Mike Pope, 19th 7.39 Nolan White, 20th 7.46 Zachary Toomey, 23rd 7.53 Mile Run Scott Henderson, 6th 4:30.38 Matt Judson, 7th 4:32.85 Brian McQueary, 9th 4:43.10 Ted Snodgrass, 11th 4:49.54 400 meters Joe Manning, 17th 55.68 600 meters Danny McDonald, 4th 1:23.11 Dan Nichols, 24th 1:35.69 800 meters Matt Helbig, 8th 2:03.50 Mike Brower, 9th 2:03.90 200 meters Brian Dzingai, 5th 22.88 Nolan White, 12th 23.48 4x400 relay Truman, 5th 3:28.31 Truman B, 16th 3:49.56
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